"Generational Differences" is a real thing. Combined with massive change and the exponential growth of innovation in our world, it seems to get trickier every year to "keep up" with students. The struggle is real for many teachers. However, there are many bold teachers who have crossed over "to the other side" and are learning how these students are really communicating. Below are 8 great ways to connect with your students.
Most students who have their own mobile device are constantly connected, so much that they deem their devices as necessary as the shirt they are wearing. They wouldn’t walk out of the house without a shirt on, nor would they go anywhere without their mobile devices. Rather than settle on their device addiction for merely social needs, as educators we can harness this fixation to meet our educational objectives. Encouraging students to use their devices for PBL will benefit their motivation and provide depth to their projects.
We are gearing up to hold our Google training for teachers in Palm Springs this summer. Click here for details and registration. With this great opportunity in sight, I will be writing a series of blog posts sharing some of my favorite Google tools, tips, and tricks.
Google Docs is the most popular flagship Google app. If you know how to use Microsoft Word, you definitely will have no problem learning to use Google Docs, even if you’ve never used it before. This post will share a few hidden gems in Google Docs that I know you’ll love.